Dave Lifton, who writes for both Ultimate Classic Rock and Diffuser, is a podcaster and author of several books. A native of New York, he now lives in Chicago, where he's usually staring out at Lake Michigan from his apartment or getting into arguments with Bears fans. Also, he likes Bruce Springsteen and pulled pork sandwiches.
Michael Stipe Is Working on a Photographic Memoir
In a new interview, Michael Stipe discussed a couple of music projects and a book where he tells his story through his own photographs.
Don Hunstein, Legendary Classic Rock Photographer, Dies at 88
Hunstein was a staff photographer for Columbia Records and took the cover photo for 'The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan.'
John Lennon’s ‘Best Friend,’ Pete Shotton, Dies at 75
Pete Shotton played a role in two major Beatles songs.
New David Bowie Live Album and Rare EP Slated for Record Store Day
A concert from 1974 and songs from an extremely rare 1971 EP comprise David Bowie's contributions to Record Store Day in 2017.
Billy Joel Welcomes John Mellencamp, Young Rascals Mini-Reunion at Madison Square Garden
Billy Joel got some help from John Mellencamp and two members of the Young Rascals during his March 2017 concert at Madison Square Garden.
Watch Gene Simmons Debut His New Solo Live Band
In preparation for his first Comic Con solo show in two weeks, Gene Simmons played a private corporate event.
Listen to a 70-Minute Remix of Phil Collins’ ‘In the Air Tonight’ Drum Break
Someone has taken Phil Collins' drum fill, tripled it and played it on top of itself at different speeds.
Tom Petty Remembers Meeting George Harrison and Ringo Starr
While receiving MusiCares Person of the Year Award, Tom Petty remembered getting a lesson in paying your dues when he met a pair of former Beatles.
Steppenwolf’s ‘Born to Be Wild’ Revs Up New Mercedes-Benz Super Bowl Ad
Mercedes and the Coen Brothers' new ad show that the 'Easy Rider' generation hasn't aged too well.
Black Sabbath Keyboardist Geoff Nicholls Dies
Geoff Nicholls, who played keyboards with Black Sabbath for 25 years, has died of lung cancer.
Saga to Call it Quits at the End of 2017
The Canadian progressive rock band, who had a few U.S. hits in the early '80s, will break up after 40 years and 21 albums.
Watch President-Elect Donald Trump Walk Out to the Rolling Stones’ ‘Heart of Stone’ at His…
Donald and Melania Trump chose the Rolling Stones' 1964 single "Heart of Stone" as they walked down the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.